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Monday, December 31

• Partly cloudy with rain in the afternoon. High of 45.

Top Stories
• A Guatemalan village mourned the death of an 8-year-old boy who died in U.S. custody near the border.

• A Texas judge has allowed Obamacare to remain while his ruling of the law’s constitutionality is appealed.

• A Long Island grandma and her 4-year-old granddaughter were killed in a New Hyde Park fire.

New Year’s Eve Celebration Mon Dec 31st 8:30pm – 4am Ring in the new year with a New Year’s special menu, all-night drink specials, complimentary noise-makes, party hats, DJ & champagne toast at midnight. Call for availability, 718-672-9696. O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Dr., Maspeth.

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Queens News
• The FDNY believes a candle started a deadly fire that killed a teenage girl in at St. Albans home.

• A Jackson Heights family is still searching for answers after a Grinch stole a disabled teen’s wheelchair on Christmas.

• A 49-year-old motorist is in serious condition after his car flipped over an LIE exit ramp.

• Staffers from Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign alleged sexual violence and harassment.

• The special election for the public advocate’s office will take place on February 26.

• Actress June Whitfield has passed away at age 93.

Weekend Box Office
• Aquaman: $51.5 million
• Mary Poppins Returns: $28 million
• Bumblebee: $20.5 million
• Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: $18 million
• The Mule: $11.7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1972, Dick Clark’s first Rockin’ New Years Eve airs on ABC, starring Three Dog Night, Al Green and Blood, Sweat & Tears.

• In 1977, singer Psy was born in Seoul, South Korea. In 2012, he won Best Video MTV Europe Award for this hit single.

• USA Today details the New Year’s resolutions they’d like to see in 2019.

• The Daily News says the special election for the vacant public advocate seatis ridiculous and faces many problems.

In the Blogs
• Here are five restaurants in Forest Hills where you can ring in the new year.

• The LIRR’s Port Washington Branch has debuted its new safety system at these stations.

Trending in New York
• Colts
• Taylor Swift
• #90DayFiance
• Manny Diaz
• Phish

• The Giants (5-11) finish their season with a tough loss to the Dallas Cowboys, 36-35.

• The Jets (4-12) fell to the New England Patriots, 38-3. Gang Green has fired head coach Todd Bowles, but will keep GM Mike Maccagnan.

• The Rangers (16-14-7) head to St. Louis to face the Blues at 7 p.m.

• The Islanders (20-13-4) hit the road to Buffalo to take on the Sabres. Puck drops at 6 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn (6-6) topped the Fordham Rams, 60-57.

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New Year’s Eve Spectacular  Mon Dec 31st  8pm & 10pm Shows  Get your NYEvening started off the right way with comedy & grub from the city’s best.  10pm show will include a livestream of the Time Square Ball Drop and champagne toast at midnight.  $30  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria

Real Estate
• Here are the 10 priciest Queens condo filings of 2018.

• For Sale – Woodside – Beautiful one family brick Townhouse features 3 BRs, 2 full bath, finished basement w/ garage & private driveway.  Asking $888,000. O’Kane Realty 719-779-1111

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Large, updated 1 BR co-op in pre war Art Deco building with hardwood floors, all new appliances.  Close to all.  Asking $265,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• Sold – Woodhaven – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,710-square-foot house at 91-20 97th Street for $678,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Earlier this week, a suspect robbed a store at 47-09 30th Street in Long Island City by damaging a sheet rock wall. He removed numerous designer handbags totaling $9,450 and fled on foot. Police are investigating the incident.

• Rego Park – 11 a.m. to Midnight – New Year’s Eve Celebration. Woodhaven House, 63-98 Woodhaven Blvd.

• Astoria – 11 a.m. – A Muppet Family Christmas. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Astoria – 1 p.m. – A Cher For All Seasons: Mermaids. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

• Maspeth – 8:30 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. – New Year’s Eve Celebration. O’Neill’s, 64-21 53rd Dr.

• Rockville Centre – 6 p.m. – A Laughin’ Rockin’ New Year’s Eve. Madison Theatre @ Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave.

• Astoria – 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. – New Year’s Eve Spectacular. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Ave.

• Maspeth – 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. – St. Stan’s/Transfiguration Sports – Celebrate Your New Year’s With Us! St. Stan’s Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave.

• Elmhurst – 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. – Ring in 2019! New Year’s Eve Celebration.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

January 2nd, 2019 at 11:35 am

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